Situated in the heart of the Lausitz region, 100 km southeast of Germany's capital Berlin, Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg combines outstanding international research with future-oriented teaching. It makes an important contribution to society, our culture and the economy through knowledge and technology transfer and with further education. As a technical university, Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg offers a teaching concept found nowhere else in Germany: our courses of study lead to either a university or a university of applied science degree, or to a so-called dual education degree, which is obtained through a combination of academic schooling and vocational training.

Our university wants to make a contribution towards making tomorrow's world a better place. The research institutes, the administration team and all departments of Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg ( work closely together towards this goal. With interdisciplinary research, innovative teaching, knowledge and technology transfer and further education, Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg is looking for solution approaches that solve international as well as national and regional problems. These include challenges in the areas of energy, healthcare, environment, IT-based networks and communication and also cultural and social issues.

Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg offers flexible career paths that meet the individual needs in an increasingly rapidly changing world. Our outstandingly supportive supervision and the international and close-knit life on campus create a motivating and creative studying and working environment.

The future fields defined in the development plan for our university consolidate its existing research potentials. We are also open-minded towards ground-breaking research in other fields. In certain disciplines, we also intend to be one of the leading universities on the basis of excellent basic and applied research. As a small technical university, we are committed to promoting the establishment of cross-faculty and inter university networks as well as the development of interdisciplinary research projects that serve civil purposes. Our university's locations lie in a region defined by structural change. We develop solution approaches locally for which there is an international demand.
In order to achieve our aims, we support young scientists and offer attractive and equal opportunities to promote their professional and personal development. Our university has also established a service-oriented framework to support our scientists.

Our modern and excellently equipped university offers unique courses of study and further study to students from around the globe who are willing to learn and work hard. These courses are the basis for successfully obtaining degrees that meet the demands of the regional, national and international employment market. We make research, technology and practice enjoyable experiences and do our utmost to help our students to become open-minded and discerning academics with a sense of social responsibility. We see ourselves as a campus-based university with three locations, which allows us to meet the needs of our students. At our university, the dialogue between the students and those who teach them is ongoing and intensive. We stand for scientific and didactic teaching of a high standard. Our innovative, extremely accessible teaching concept is completed by university preparation courses, careers advice and skills promotion offers.

How to apply ?

Candidates must fulfill the following requirements :


- Bachelor or Engineering school degree with Mechanics and Physics training.
- Good level in sciences, particularly in solid and fluid mechanics, thermal sciences, thermodynamics and material science.

Language requirements

Candidates are selected on the basis of academic and/or professional records and on their motivation.

100 % of the courses are in English.
Applicants must have an adequate knowledge of written and spoken English, equivalent to B2 according to the CEFR.

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Online application

You will have all the documents to be provided indicated to us as well as the online procedure for your application by clicking on this link.

Deadline for application : from 30th October 2023 to 15th March 2024

Contact information

Bordeaux :

Université de Bordeaux - CRMI- bât. A2 UF Sciences de l'Ingénieur 351, cours de la libération 33405 TALENCE cedex

05 40 00 88 18

Louvain :

1 rue Archimède B-1348 Louvain-La-Neuve

+32 (0)10 47 24 60 | Fax +32 (0)10 47 24 66

Cottbus :

Bureau of International Studies (BIS) VP L 4.1 C Main Campus, Main Building, room HG 4.07 Platz der Deutschen Einheit 1 03046 Cottbus

+49 (0) 355 69 2879